Writers (8 articles found in this category)


Arthur Griffiths

British military officer, prison administrator and author who published more than sixty books during his lifetime. He was also a military historian who wrote extensively about the wars of the 19th century.

Enid Blyton

English children’s writer whose books have been among the world’s best-sellers since the 1930s, selling more than 600 million copies.

Ernest W. Marwick

Scottish writer, folklorist and antiquarian particularly noted for his texts on Orkney folklore and history

Jane Taylor

English children’s author (1783–1824), whose best known work is “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star”.

Jessie Saxby

Author and folklorist from Unst, one of the Shetland Islands of Scotland. She also had political interests and was a suffragette.

Juliana Horatia Ewing

English writer of children’s stories, whose 1865 book The Brownies gave Agnes Baden-Powell the idea and the name for the junior level of the Girl Guides.

Malcolm Saville

Leonard Malcolm Saville (21 February 1901 – 30 June 1982) was an English author best known for the Lone Pine series of children’s books, published between 1943 and 1978.

William Harrison Ainsworth

English historical novelist, at one time considered a rival to Charles Dickens.